On Thu, 6 Dec 2001, Mark Mielke wrote:
> You are telling me that I am approaching things from the wrong angle. I
> ask you... when was the last time you wrote a bot that could successfully
> win against most, if not all INL teams?

When was the last time you did it?  

Freebot was the product of someone's doctoral dissertation, and a team of
freebots isn't that hard to beat.  I think you'll find, like everyone else who
has tried, that writing a good bot for netrek is hard, and making a bot team
that can be humans is next to impossible.